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Profile: Doug Thornton

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Doug Thornton, General Manager of the Superdome has requested portable toilets, recognizing that the water pressure may fail, according to an Associated Press report. He also notes that they are not set up to manage the thousands of evacuees for very long: “We’re expecting to be here for the long haul,” he said. “We can make things very nice for 75,000 people for four hours. But we aren’t set up to really accommodate 8,000 for four days.” [Associated Press, 8/29/2005]

Entity Tags: Doug Thornton, New Orleans Superdome

Timeline Tags: Hurricane Katrina

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